CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs remain among the most commonly used media types; however, more and more laptop manufacturers are choosing to leave optical drives out of their newer models. The Verbatim External Slimline Blu-ray Writer offers laptop users a solution. This slim, lightweight external CD/DVD/BD burner fits easily in a laptop bag: and allows users to read/write CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs any time, any place. In addition to supporting all common CD, DVD, and Blu-ray formats for both read and write functionality the Verbatim External Slimline Blu-ray Writer is M DISC ready providing an archival solution with industry-leading disc lifetime expectancies ideal for backing up sensitive data as well as music and video libraries. The Verbatim Slimline Blu-ray Writer features Nero Burn & Archive software for seamless archiving: and reliable secure disc burns.